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Senator Harmon to host Community Health Fair in Addison

The public is invited to a Community Health Fair sponsored by Senator Don Harmon and State Representative Kathy Willis on Friday, November 6 from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. This free event will take place at Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak Street in Addison. Representatives at the event will provide free […]

 
 

Both video gaming votes fail by wide margins at City Council

Both video gaming votes fail by wide margins at City Council

Public Comments last for two hours, meeting ends close to midnight By Dan McLeister for The Elmhurst Independent After a City Council meeting, which lasted until a few minutes before midnight, aldermen defeated city-wide video gaming by an eleven to three vote. Business people and residents testified for about two […]

 
 

Bank of America in Elmhurst robbed Oct. 29

Bank of America in Elmhurst robbed Oct. 29

Police seek help as suspect still at-large Elmhurst — Elmhurst Police are investigating a reported bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at approximately 10:30 a.m., at Bank of America, 205 N. Addison Street, Elmhurst. A female/white subject, 5’4” with a medium build, wearing glasses, a purple knit […]

 
 

Driver in fatal accident charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian

On October 28, the Bensenville Police Department charged Zehrudin Livadic, 51 years of age, of Melrose Park with one count of Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian on the Sidewalk. It is alleged that he was driving the gray F250 pick-up truck that struck Modesta De La Rosa, 86 years […]

 
 

Two Addison juveniles arrested

Two Addison juveniles arrested

Believed to be responsible for recent vehicle burglaries Elmhurst – According to the Elmhurst Police Department, officers have arrested two juvenile offenders from Addison whom police believe are responsible for a series of burglaries to motor vehicles in the community. The offenders reportedly entered unlocked vehicles that were parked in […]

 
 

Family of 11 hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning

Family of 11 hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning

Fire Dept. responds to home in which everyone had headaches By Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent On Sunday, October 18, the Independent learned that Villa Park paramedics had responded to an ambulance call on the 200 block of West Division Street, where a family of 11 people had […]

 
 

Child luring/ suspicious incident reported

Child luring/ suspicious incident reported

On October 18, 2015 , at 5:30 p.m., the above pictured male subject, driving a car similar to above, a 1992-2000 Chevy Tahoe/GMC Yukon, approached an 11 year-old boy riding a bicycle near the area of Fremont and Ridgeland in Elmhurst. The subject pulled up to the child and told […]

 
 

Electronic sign law approved; each case requires public hearing

Electronic sign law approved; each case requires public hearing

Neighbors in opposition pledge to continue the fight By Dan McLeister For The Elmhurst Independent The City Council approved an electronic sign ordinance, the final step in a process about residential neighborhoods. The vote included ten votes to approve the ordinance and three “no” votes from Scott Levin (5th Ward), […]

 
 

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

City purchases two homes to support the Comprehensive Flooding Plan

Elmhurst – The City of Elmhurst recently purchased two homes, located on Geneva Avenue adjacent to East End Park. The purchase of homes at 289 N. Geneva Avenue and 285 N. Geneva Avenue will assist the City in providing flood reduction benefits to nine homes located west of East End […]

 
 

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Fatal train accident victim has been identified

Elmhurst Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an inbound Metra train on the Union Pacific rail line on Friday, October 9, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, concerned neighbors reported that an elderly female resident who lived independently had not been seen […]